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Tools and methods for scientific policy advice: The catalytic role of science in transitions to sustainable development


Date:Friday 14th January, 2-3pm

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn, Scientific Director, IASS Potsdam

Venue:Online, Access upon Registration

Host:IASS Potsdam, Geo.X Research Network & Climate Change Center Berlin-Brandenburg

Have you ever wanted to use your academic expertise to inform climate-related policies? Learn how you can start, and hear experts’ personal experiences!

In this online workshop series, experts from the IASS share their knowledge and skills in transformative policy advice for sustainable development and climate mitigation. Every workshop session starts with a short input, followed by a moderated Q & A and a round of breakout-groups to apply the insights for your respective field of research.

This workshop series is right for you if:

  • you would like to create political impact from your research but you’re wondering how to do this effectively
  • you already have some experience in scientific policy advice and would like to reflect your experiences in a group of peers
  • you want to gain an overview on tools and methods for transformative policy advice

Workshop 3: Inside politics: political realities and scientific advice
by Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn, Scientific Director, IASS Potsdam
January 14th, 2022, 2-3 pm

Academics from all disciplines and levels of experience are welcome. Feel free to attend all four workshop sessions or just a single one. Participation is free of charge. All sessions are held in English.

This workshop series is hosted by the IASS Potsdam, in cooperation with the Geo.X Network and the Climate Change Center Berlin-Brandenburg.

• Prof. Dr. Sophia Becker (moderator), IASS, sophia.becker@iass-potsdam.de
• Dr. Rebecca Rolph, AWI/ Geo.X Network, rebecca.rolph@awi.de